Prof. Dr. George Baourakis is Visiting ( Affiliate) Professor at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Stewardship of Nyenrode Business Universiteit.He has also been appointed as Distinguished Research Fellow in Food Marketing-Management at several other universities. 
Baourakis has extensive experience in research activities related to consumer science, productivity measures, econometric modeling, marketing, supply chain analysis and financial management.  He has co-ordinated and participated in a large number of EU (FP 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th, INTERREG I, II and III-Archimed, MED, ENPI CBCMED, Tempus, Phare, Life, Lifelong 
Learning, Leonardo Da Vinci, European Social Fund/Operational Sectoral Programme) and international research projects. Dr. Baourakis has served as an OECD Consultant on regionalization and rural governance.
He has published over 60 papers in international refereed scientific journals, presented more than 100 papers at international conferences, and authored/co-authored ten Books and eight Special Issues. Baourakis has also organized and implemented international conferences, specialized seminars and short courses in many countries. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Food Products Marketing (Taylor & Francis), the Journal of Food Economics (Taylor & Francis), and the Journal of Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance (Nova Publishers), while he is Associate Editor of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Economics (Springer) and co-editor of the Book Series Cooperative Management (Springer). He also acts as a Referee in various journals concerned with food marketing, management and finance.
Baourakis is the Director of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM-MAICh) since June 2012. He is also the Studies and Research Coordinator of the Business Economics and Management Department of CIHEAM-MAICh since 1989.